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“Karissa Schweizer finishes ninth at IAAF World Championships” by Andy Kimbal

Karissa Schweizer hung with the lead pack for the first half of the 5,000 meter run finals, but the first-year pro and Missouri graduate couldn’t stay with the more experienced runners and fell to a ninth-place finish Saturday at the International Association of Athletics Federations World Championships in Doha, Qatar. Courtesy “The Missourian” written by […]

What A Week For Iowans!

What a week Iowans have had both on the track and on the cross country course! At the IAAF World Track and Field Championships in Doha, Qatar, Iowans were nothing short of AWESOME! Feature photo: Shelby Houlihan-SC East-ASU©Paul Merca 2019   Brittany Brown, All B10 and All American at Iowa advanced to the 200M dash final […]

Moreno Helps Utes Shock the XC World!

After taking just under a month off from racing, the Utah women’s cross country team had a historic day at the 64th annual Joe Piane Invitational on Friday where the Utes took home the team title in one of the program’s best races of all-time. Courtesy Utes Athletics, click here! Feature photo: Kyle Kepler–Utah©Jim Kirby In […]

Fast Debut For Cole and the Panthers at Griak

McKayla Cole made her first appearance this season and finished a team-high 36th with a time 22:34.9 to pace the UNI women’s cross country team to a 13th-place finish. Wal Khat finished 31st with a time of 25:36.6 to the UNI men to an 11th place finish at the Griak invite in Minneapolis. Courtesy Panthers […]

Cyclone Women Head to Notre Dame

The No. 16 Iowa State women’s cross country team is set to race at the Joe Piane Notre Dame Invitational on Friday, Oct. 4 at noon. The women will be running in the Blue Division 5K race from the Burke Golf Course in Notre Dame, Ind. Courtesy Cyclone Athletics, click here! Feature photo: ISU Women’s Cross Country […]

Duhawk Women and Men Off to a Great Start

Women The Loras College women’s cross country team will toe the start line as the No. 6-ranked team in the Central Region on Saturday according to the latest United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) poll, released on Tuesday. Courtesy DuHawks Athletics, click here! Feature photo:Joey Schultz-Dub. Hemp-Loras©Duhawks Athletics 2019 The […]

DRAKE RELAYS/IOWA CONNECTIONS FOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

Team USA members unless otherwise indicated in italic   By Mike Mahon. Feature photo: Dalilah Muhammad©Jim Kirby 2019   200 Men (Prelims, Sun Sept. 29, Semis Mon. Sept. 30; Finals, Tues., Oct. 1) Kenny Bednarek, Indian Hills CC   Women (Prelims, Mon., Sept. 30; Semis, Tues., Oct. 1; Finals, Wed., Oct. 2) Brittany Brown, former Iowa […]

6 Defending Champs Among 61 Drake Relays Alumni at World Track & Field Championships

Reigning World champions Kori Carter, Sam Kendricks, Brittney Reese, Katerina Stefanidi and Christian Taylor headline a list of 61 Drake Relays alumni who will compete in the 17th IAAF World Championships that start this Friday, running through Oct. 6 in Doha, Qatar. By Mike Mahon. Feature photo: Karissa Schweizer-Dowling-Bowerman and Shelby Houlihan-SC East-Bowerman©Jim Kirby 2019   […]

Cyclones Ranked High in Early Season Polls

The No. 5 Iowa State cross country team finished third place at the John McNichols Invitational on Saturday. It was a stacked field that the Cyclones ran against as five of the Nation’s top-25 teams were in attendance. Courtesy Cyclones Athletics, click here! Feature photo: Edwin Kurgat-ISU©Luke Lu cyclones.com 2019   The Cyclones finished with 66 […]

Hawk’s Brown Readies For World Championships

Former University of Iowa All-American Brittany Brown has added red, white, and blue to her wardrobe in 2019. Courtesy Hawkeye Athletics, click here! Feature photo: Brittney Brown-Iowa ©Hawkeyesports.com 2019 Brown represents Team USA at the 2019 World Championships next week in Doha, Qatar. She is racing the 200 meters beginning Monday, Sept. 30. The semifinals are Oct. 1, […]